Competition #:420-46-12 13-19           Temp Full Time  Registered Nurse

Competition #:420-46-12 13-19            Job Title:         Registered Nurse

  Dept.:       Nursing                             Start Date:      January 10, 2020

Posted Date: December 12, 2019     Close Date:    December 21, 2019

Reg/Temp: Temporary                     Full/Part:        Full-time

            Tentative end date Mar 5, 2019 (6-8 weeks)  (subject to change)

Union:       NSNU

Applications are accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs approx. 270 staff in various Departments.


RN Skills & Abilities required – Key focus areas are: Leadership, Care Standards Consistency, Team Coordination, and Delivery of Competent Nursing Care.

Qualifications required – RN or BScN at an accredited School/College of Nursing.  Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of NS.  Recent experience in geriatric setting preferred.    Demonstrate competency in team building, conflict resolution, delegation, and leadership.  Current CPR certification required with annual updates and annual WHMIS required. For further details See RN Job Description on the home’s website for Registered Nurse

Hours of Work

DDNN  (rotations using a Smooth bank)

Hours –12 hr. Days & Nights and Weekends as per rotation

Salary: Based on Service years on NSNU current scale (or experience)


Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension –Yes (Can be deferred for 3 mos.)

Vacation, holiday – Yes

Sick benefits- yes following probation period (720 hrs. RN)

Health Benefits – NA (position less than 1 yr.)

Gym Membership – Corporate Rate available


Closing Statement: Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically, interviews are held within two weeks of closing date.  This is a NSNU bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email:

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting 

Disclaimer: Please see R.K. MacDonald Website for full job posting.


Additional Information: Internal applicants to apply using the Internal Application Forms and external to send cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey -Human Resources Coordinator902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: